Measuring the Effects of Decollectivization on China's Agricultural Growth: A Panel GMM Approach, 1970-1987

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Shengmin Sun; Qiang Chen;
(2014)
  • Subject: Decollectivization, Household Responsibility System, Agricultural Growth, China
    • jel: jel:O13 | jel:O43 | jel:Q15 | jel:N55

The mainstream view that decollectivization significantly contributed to China's agricultural growth has recently been challenged by revisionists, who emphasize the positive effects of the socialist legacy, such as irrigation and mechanization. This study contributes to... View more
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